79 Wellington St W, Suite 3000, Box 270, TD Ctr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2000 (ON); 2000 (New York)
Head of Opinions and Research at Torys, Aaron has been with Torys his entire legal career and practised corporate and commercial law, mergers & acquisitions and securities law until 2017, when he assumed his current role. Aaron is regularly consulted about the most difficult legal questions faced by the firm in connection with the structuring and implementation of complex corporate and commercial transactions, where research alone cannot provide the answers. He advises on a wide range of legal issues, conducting legal research, writing and reviewing legal opinions and memoranda, and reviewing and supervising complex research projects.
On August 31, 2018, the Government of Canada indirectly acquired the Trans Mountain Pipeline system and the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP), through Trans Mountain Corp. (a subsidiary of the Canada Development Investment Corp. (CDEV)) from a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd. (KML) for cash consideration of $4.5 billion.
On November 5, 2015, Hydro One Limited, the largest electricity transmission and distribution company in Ontario, announced the closing of its initial public offering by way of secondary sale pursuant to which the Province of Ontario offered 81,100,000 common shares at $20.50 per share for total gross proceeds to the Province of approximately $1.66 billion. This was the biggest Canadian IPO in the last 15 years.